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Oct 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
with us on this sunday night. and as we come on the air for the west coast, you can see it swirling over my shoulder here. hurricane sandy, on the move tonight. more than 200 miles off the east coast, and this is a massive storm. it is already being felt along the coastline with whipping winds and rain that have flooded many communities. tens of millions of americans will be affected across a huge part of this country. hundreds of thousands have already been evacuated. we're now learning 2 million students and counting will stay home across seven staft states washington, d.c. here's a 3d view tonight of sandy's path, churning off the coast. winds up to 75 miles an hour. tomorrow morning, it will take aim at the coastline, turning inward and right now, it appears it will make landfall at midnight tomorrow near atlantic city, new jersey. you can see our extreme weather team and matt gutman is in the carolinas tonight. matt? >> reporter: good evening, david, from a very wet and surprisingly cold north carolina, where sandy was supposed to give just a glancing blow. it has been punishin
Oct 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
leading us off tonight. alex, thank you. >>> we're going to turn now to the race for president and the high stakes final debate that will take place right here in this hall tomorrow night. we are here in boca raton, as i mentioned at the top of the broadcast, and it is in this auditorium, where president obama and governor romney will go face-to-face for the last time. the president in the chair to the right, governor romney on the left. tonight, a new poll shows just how important this debate will be. president obama with a five-point lead among registered voters, but among likely voters, most likely to cast their ballot, it is a dead heat tonight. our team weighing in on issues and the campaign that has just 16 days to go. we're going to begin with david kerley at the white house tonight. david, good evening. >> reporter: taking a break from debate preparation, mitt romney flipped the coin for a football game with his staff and footbme. one republic called it an iranian ploy. >> and as to iran, they've got quadruple the amount of enriched uranium the to make a bomb they had before ob
Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
have you here and as we come on the air tonight, look at this, the moment that had us riveted today. millions all over the world watching, that is the space helmet worn by the daredevil named felix baumgartner. watch this. he comes out of his capsule. jumps at the edge of space and moments later he's attempting the highest skydive ever, speeds surpassing 700 miles an hour trying to smash the sound barrier. there were moments of danger when it seemed like he might spin out of control. he did survive it all but what about the record and what did we learn that might help the future of space travel. abc's ryan owens on the incredible jump and what it looked like at the end of that wild ride. >> reporter: with cheers from his crew and tears from his mom, daredevil felix baumgartner began his improbable journey to the edge of space. >> capsule, check, are you ready? >> reporter: for 2 1/2 hours, the 43-year-old austrian skydiver floated to an astounding 24 miles up, 128,000 feet above the new mexico desert where he opened his capsule, hung his feet out the door, was reminded to unfasten h
Oct 7, 2012 5:30pm PDT
mark greenblatt leads us off. >> reporter: the pharmacy at the center of the meningitis outbreak today announced a voluntary recall of every product it makes, saying this action is being taken out of an abundance of caution due to the potential risk of contamination. >> i'm scared. >> reporter: the number of meningitis patients jumping today from 64 to 91 confirmed cases in 9 states with 7 confirmed deaths. the outbreak began with a contaminated shipment of drugs from the new england compounding center. that drug injected into the spine for back pain was contaminated with a fungus that can go from the spinal fluid up to the brain causing a rare form of meningitis. the company is one of thousands of compound pharmacies that mix their own medicine but don't have to meet fda safety standards for manufacturing drugs. the idea, to let some tailor make drugs for patients who need a special blend like those who have allergies, but it's not the first problem linked to these pharmacies. nine patients died last year in alabama after receiving a feeding solution made by a compound pharmacy
Oct 21, 2012 5:30pm PDT
administration is cautious, because the iranians have used negotiations in the past as a stalling tactic. what is clear, this will be a debate point. >> we have iran, four years closer to a nuclear bomb. >> reporter: not just iran. republicans want to know if enough was done to protect u.s. diplomats during the benghazi, libya, attack. abc news has learned a drone did arrive over that city as the attack was ending and diplomats were being evacuated, which could allow romney to renew his attack. >> it was not a spontaneous demonstrati demonstration, is that what you're saying? >> please proceed, governor. >> reporter: while the president has been out of site at camp david preparing for this last debate, we did get a hint of his plan. highlight the killing of bin laden, the end of the iraq war and then question mitt romney's overseas trip as a presidential candidate, when he wondered about security at london's olympics. >> we all remember his "dukes of hazzard" tour of international destinations over the summer, where he, not only roiled countries that are not as friendly to us, but
Sep 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. >>> good evening. it is great to have you with us here on a sunday night. there are just 37 days until the election, but tonight we are focused on a more urgent countdown. just three days until that crucial first debate between president obama and governor romney. the first chance for voters to see the candidates side by side in what many say is a make-or-break opportunity for governor romney to try to narrow that gap in the polls. tonight both sides in debate prep, both sides trying to lower expectations, but there was a notable exception that one of romney's top supporters predicted on abc's "this week." it's "your voice, your vote," and abc's david kerley starts us off tonight in washington. >> reporter: mitt romney went to church, but this sunday wasn't a day just for prayers. it's preparation. cramming by the candidates for their big debate, and republican chris christie made a bold prediction on abc's "this week." >> every time mitt romney has been confronted in this campaign with one of these moments, he has come through in the debate and performed extraordinarily well, so
Oct 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
? >> right, right. we have to use the trash bags for now. >> reporter: dan lives right on the shore but he's getting out. you're worried? >> yeah, i'm really worried. they just told a friend of mine, say, they think it's going to hit the bay, the bay and the ocean is going to come together. >> reporter: much of the 200 miles of jersey shore is a series of barrier islands with water on both sides. so, the concern isn't just about storm surge piling up from the ocean. it's also about storm surge coming off of bays just like this one, pushing into homes luke these on the other side of these their owe isla narrow isl. the storm comes at a bad time, as well, during a full moon. any surf will be especially dangerous. one last note for you. inland flooding will be an issue. west of philadelphia, anywhere like harrisburg or baltimore, we're watching for the rivers and little creeks to really fill up. we'll be watching and chasing the storm. back to you. >> ginger, our thanks to you. >>> the federal government just announcing moments ago it will shut down washington tomorrow. and here in new
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